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Allah’s Enemies Should Be Maimed, Killed– Ogwuche, Nyanya Bomb Mastermind
Punch ^ | 5/17/2014

Posted on 05/17/2014 12:02:21 PM PDT by nickcarraway

…How he became radicalised in British varsity

Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, the alleged mastermind of the Nyanya bomb blast is said to have been radicalised while studying at university in South Wales, a report published in Daily Mail Friday revealed.

Ogwuche who dubbed himself ‘The Lion of God’ threatened to cut the hands and feet of non-believers while he was living in Britain.

The 29-year-old who was said to have escaped to Sudan was declared wanted by security authorities early in the week. But the terror kingpin was arrested by the Interpol in the Islamic country on suspicion of carrying out terror attacks in Nigeria which killed more than 90 people.

Boko Haram is also behind the abduction of 300 schoolgirls who are currently being held captive in a forest near the border with Cameroon.

But Ogwuche who dropped out of the university is said to have become radicalised while studying Business science at the University of Glamorgan from 2007 to 2010 while living in Pontyridd.

The University of Glamorgan is now the University of South Wales.

He was a member of the university’s debating society and wrote on an online professional profile: “I used to be in the military back at home and my goal now is to be a successful businessman.”

He failed to finish the course but was a regular at the campus prayer room where he would regularly pray with fellow students.

Friends have told of their shock that he was alleged to be involved with the Nigerian terror group which outraged the world by seizing the schoolgirls.

Mustafa Ja, a Dutch student who studied at the university from 2009 to 2011, said he had met Amin several times in the prayer room on campus.

He said: “I’m shocked. Wow, I’m just really shocked. I used to meet him during Friday prayers and whenever we broke our fast at the mosque on campus.

“He didn’t seem to have any extremist views then – police officers would come and visit the prayer room regularly, so I don’t see how he could.”

A former house mate who said he knew him briefly during his time in Pontypridd said former students found it “very creepy” that Ogwuche may have become caught up in terrorism.

Anju Moro said: “He was very devout but then many people are. He would often just spend time in his room between going to and from prayers but he seemed harmless, if very serious.

“It is very creepy that he could have been having thoughts like that but he disappeared years ago so I suppose you can never know, can you?”

While living in South Wales, posts on his social media page became more and more extreme.

In early 2010, a chilling post on Facebook said: “Those who strive in the path of Allah love death like the kuffar love life, hahaha. Let them know, we are always ready to meet our lord anytime he wills.”

In 2011 after a series of increasingly extreme posts, he wrote: “The only punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is that they should be murdered, or crucified, or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides, or they should be imprisoned.”

Another post said: “We warn you to give up your disobedience to Allah and surrender to him or wait we bring your humiliation; then you will be regretful and on the knees.”

His profile picture is of a lion with the word “Asadullah”, meaning ‘Lion of God.’

He is a member of Paltalk – the world’s largest online video chat community boasting more than four million members.

But it has also been abused by Muslim extremists to preach hate.

Anjem Choudary, founder of the banned group, Islam 4 UK, Omar Bakri Mohammed, who caused outrage in Britain by praising the hijackers behind the September 11, 2001 attacks and was banned from re-entering the UK in the wake of the 7/7 bombings, and Abdullah el-Faisal, who was deported in 2007, were said to have joined forces to use the site to preach their message around the world.

At the same time as Ogwuche was seemingly posting messages of hate, he was advertising himself as a respectable business professional online where he claimed he had completed his degree course in business studies.

He also claimed he had previously worked for the Nigerian Army’s intelligence division.

After leaving Britain in November 2011, he was arrested at Abuja airport on arrival from the UK on suspected terrorism-related activities but was released to the care of his father, a retired army colonel, following protests from rights groups.

He has since been arrested in Sudan where he is suspected of being the co-mastermind of a two bomb attacks in the past month in a Nyanya, Abuja, which killed more than 90 people.

Five Boko Haram militants have been arrested as suspects in the car bombings in Nyanya on April 14 and May 1 this year, security officials said.

Information they provided pointed to Ogwuche and another man, Rufai Abubakar Tsiga, as masterminds.

Ogwuche reportedly served in the intelligence unit of the Nigerian army but deserted in 2006, according to Nigeria’s Ministry of Information.

A spokesperson for the University of South Wales said: “Aminu Ogwuche was a student at the former University of Glamorgan between 2007 and 2010 but didn’t go on to complete his studies at the university.

“The university has a strong community ethos with no history or evidence of extremist behaviour across any of its campuses; so it is surprised to hear of his apparent involvement with terrorist group, Boko Haram.

“There were no reported indications of extremist behaviour during his time as a student.

“There has been no contact between Mr Ogwuche and the University following his departure in 2010.”

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: aminusadiqogwuche; bokoharam; nigeria; sudan; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 05/17/2014 12:02:21 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
He was not "radicalized", he is not an "extremist".

He has simply read a true copy of the Holy Quran, and is doing what it tells him to do.

2 posted on 05/17/2014 12:08:05 PM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: Mogger

The extremists are the peaceful ones.

3 posted on 05/17/2014 12:10:37 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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4 posted on 05/17/2014 12:12:34 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: nickcarraway

Geez—I think the feeling of having allahs(poop be upon him)followers vaporized may be mutual.

5 posted on 05/17/2014 12:17:06 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: nickcarraway

Poor Aminu. Having to fight Allah’s battles.

6 posted on 05/17/2014 12:23:17 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: nickcarraway

Normative islam once critical mass is achieved.

7 posted on 05/17/2014 1:09:44 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: nickcarraway

In response to the article’s headline, i.e.:
“Allah’s Enemies Should Be Maimed, Killed– Ogwuche, Nyanya Bomb Mastermind”

Thus, is my retort:

1. ‘Nuts!’

2. I’ll stand for shore, with my .38/44!!

3. Finally, I will never, never ‘submit’!

8 posted on 05/17/2014 1:57:33 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: nickcarraway

This cannot be true. First, Boko Haram has nothing to do with Islam and is an isolated phenomenon. Second, we know Islam is a religion of tolerance and peace.

9 posted on 05/17/2014 2:07:54 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: nickcarraway


10 posted on 05/17/2014 2:22:18 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: nickcarraway

This is why the “peace talks” failed.

11 posted on 05/17/2014 5:18:23 PM PDT by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: JimSEA

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE ^ | 5/16/2014 | Raymond Ibrahim

Originally published by the Gatestone Institute

Human rights organization Open Doors published its 2014 World Watch List in January, highlighting and ranking the top 50 nations that persecute Christians. The overwhelming majority of countries making the list—and nine of the top ten worst offenders—are Muslim, and include nations from among America’s allies (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait) and its contenders (Iran); from among economically rich nations (Qatar) and poor nations (Somalia and Yemen); from among “Islamic republic” nations (Afghanistan), “democracies” (Iraq), and “moderate” nations (Malaysia and Indonesia).

The report also indicates that every Muslim nation that the U.S. has helped “liberate,” including in the context of the “Arab Spring,” has become significantly worse for Christians and other minorities. Previously moderate Syria is now ranked the third worst nation in the world to be Christian, Iraq fourth, Afghanistan fifth, and Libya 13th. All four receive the worst designation in the ranking process: “extreme persecution.”

Three of these countries—Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya—were “liberated” in part thanks to U.S. forces, while in the fourth, Syria, the U.S. is actively sponsoring “freedom fighters” against the regime, many of whom have been responsible for any number of atrocities—including massacres, beheadings, and the crucifixion of Christians and others.

Despite this track record of interfering in Islamic nations only for the human rights of minorities to plummet, and despite the fact that Syria has gotten dramatically worse for Christian minorities, Secretary of State John Kerry declared in January that, if only Bashar Assad goes away, “I believe that a peace can protect all of the minorities: Druze, Christian, Isma‘ilis, Alawites—all of them can be protected, and you can have a pluralistic Syria, in which minority rights of all people are protected.”

The same was predicted of Iraq over a decade ago, yet today, well more than half of the Christians are either dead or fled, after years of constant attacks on their churches and persons once Arab dictator Saddam Hussein was ousted.

Libya offers a more recent precedent. Since U.S.-backed “rebels” overthrew Qaddafi, Christians—including Americans—have been tortured and killed (some for refusing to convert), their churches bombed, and their nuns threatened.

January’s roundup of Muslim persecution of Christians around the world includes (but is not limited to) the following accounts, listed by theme and country in alphabetical order, not necessarily according to severity.

Attacks on Christian Places of Worship

Egypt: Christian churches were severely targeted during the first month of 2014. Among other incidents, during New Year Eve church services, Muslim Brotherhood supporters attacked St. George Church in Ain Shams; one young Coptic man died from a bullet wound to the head. International Christian Concern reports that on Friday, January 3, Muslim Brotherhood supporters also attacked an Evangelical Church in the Gesr El Suez area of Cairo, “pelt[ing] stones on the church and chanting slogans against Christians,” in the words of a local. Reports indicate that “there was no security for the church building and that the attackers operated with impunity.”

On Sunday, January 5, security forces in Suez disrupted a terrorist cell belonging to the “Supporters of Jerusalem,” which was plotting to attack a nearby church during January 7 Orthodox Christmas celebrations.

Among other things, a bomb was found in the bathroom of the Three Saints Church in Beni Suef city, which was diffused by police. On January 10, security forces “arrested a bearded person in possession of four hand grenades in a handbag next to the Church of two Saints,” according to a local Christian. (In 2011, a suicide attack on the same church on New Year’s Eve resulted in the killing of over 20 Christian worshippers). On January 24, authorities found explosives inside a car parked behind the Al Malak church, which was targeted, “to be exploded,” sources told International Christian Concern. On Saturday, January 25, Security forces in Ismailia Security directorate found 26 Molotov Cocktails inside a bag next to the church of St. Bishoy in Ismailia city. Witnesses say that the person in possession of the bag of explosives was sitting in a car next to the church and that “he fled when he saw the policemen

On January 28, “A group of armed men,” reported Asia News, “attacked the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in the governorate of Giza. Police responded to gunfire and one officer died in the shootout, while two others were injured.”

Malaysia: An unidentified assailant hurled two petrol bombs at a shrine fronting the Church of the Assumption. Only one bomb ignited, causing minor damage to the structure. This came in the context of anger at Christians using the word “Allah” to refer to the biblical God. “But the incident,” said Sky News, “stirred memories of a wave of such attacks on places of worship—mostly churches—four years ago during an earlier bout of divisions over the dispute in the Muslim-majority country…. Conservative Muslims have raised pressure in recent weeks for Malay-speaking Christians to stop using the word ‘Allah.’”

Nigeria: On a Friday in the Muslim-majority north, gunmen suspected of being members of the Islamic organization Boko Haram burned down a church and the house of a National Assembly member. Separately, in the midst of several Sunday morning raids by Muslim Fulani herdsmen, at least fifteen Christians killed.

South Sudan: During clashes between rebel groups and the recently formed government of South Sudan, Catholic and Protestant churches were attacked, priests forced to flee for their lives, and the whereabouts of a bishop who disappeared remain unknown. Some 600,000 people, most of them Christian, have also fled their homes amid reports of mass slaughters and ongoing attacks on churches.

Zanzibar: More than 100 Muslims stormed a church following an evening worship service and beat the visiting preacher. According to a church elder, “These rowdy Muslims were shouting and yelling, saying, ‘We are looking for the bishop of the church to slaughter him—we are tired of the existence of this church near our mosque and the noise they are making.’” The Islamic mob fled when police arrived—but not before tearing the visiting pastor’s coat and shirt, and causing him to suffer multiple contusions requiring medication. According to another church member, the “congregation has been living in fear for their lives… At the moment we cannot worship freely because we are being threatened. The Muslims are accusing us of making a lot of noise while they themselves make a lot of noise.”

Attacks on Christian Freedom: Apostasy, Blasphemy, Proselytism

The rest of the history

12 posted on 05/18/2014 6:03:34 PM PDT by Dqban22
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I guess I should start using sarcasm tags but I thought what I said was so ludicrous as to be obvious.

13 posted on 05/18/2014 6:18:17 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: wastedyears
The extremists are the peaceful ones.

Ditto, exactly!

14 posted on 05/19/2014 8:25:06 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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